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The Palladian Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Stowe, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.029 / 52°1'44"N

Longitude: -1.0102 / 1°0'36"W

OS Eastings: 468004

OS Northings: 237191

OS Grid: SP680371

Mapcode National: GBR 9X9.PF2

Mapcode Global: VHDT2.F8TF

Entry Name: The Palladian Bridge

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 396475

Location: Stowe, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Stowe

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Stowe

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 63 NE & SP 6737 STOWE

3/78 & 9/78 STOWE SCHOOL
The Palladian Bridge

25.9.51
GV I

Covered bridge. Building in 1738, one year after the similar bridge at
Wilton House, Wiltshire, of which it is a near copy. At first the east
side had a solid wall with sculpture, removed and columns substituted 1762.
Ashlar stone, rusticated to bridge, 3 arches with carved keyblocks. 5 bay
Ionic colonnade flanked by pedimented pavilions with attached columns framing
semi-circular headed arches with scroll keyblocks to sides. Carved heads
to ends. Balustraded parapet to bridge. Coffered ceiling with colonnade.


Listing NGR: SP6800537191

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